Round 2 Information Session and Workshop of HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition 2022

7 April 2022
Session Details
7 Apr 2022 18:00 - 19:30
Program Details

Deadline :
7 Apr 2022 18:00

Enquiry Email :

Organised by :
HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

To further prepare you to the next round of the competition, and the progress of your start-up journey, we are pleased to orgranize an information session with workshop to go with the results announcement via Zoom. 


Date & Time: 7 April 2022 (Thursday), 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Venue: Online via Zoom (Click here to join

Meeting ID: 964 1355 5480

Passcode: 893363




6:00pm – 6:30pm

“Starting up business in HK and GBA” by Mr. Alex SO, FastLane

  • Introduction of the company incorporation process 
  • Tips for company incorporation in Hong Kong and China
  • Benefits of setting companies in Hong Kong and China
  • Special offer of Fastlane service
  • Q&A

6:30pm – 7:00pm

“Bank’s Support to Startups” by Mr. Gary CHOW, HSBC

  • The procedure of opening company bank account 
  • Tips to manage a business bank account
  • Introduction of business and digital banking solutions that catered to start-ups
  • Special offer of company account opening
  • Q&A

7:00pm – 7:30pm

“Compete with Value & Impact” by Cyrus CHOI, HKUST EC

  • Round 2 info: Eligibility, submission and judging
  • Follow up events and matching in Round 2
  • Viability & Credibility of startups
  • Q&A



Workshop Speakers:

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Mr. Alex SO, Managing Partner, FastLane

Alex is the managing partner of FastLane Group and responsible for the strategic development of the Group. He is a fellow member of CPA Australia and has over 20 years of professional finance and accounting, corporate finance, and investment experience in financial services and asset management companies.
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Mr. Gary CHOW, Vice President - Innovative Business and Ecosystem Partnership, HSBC 

Gary is part of HSBC Commercial Banking Innovative Business and Ecosystem Partnership team, driving the bank’s proactive engagement with the innovation and technology ecosystem, delivering banking and beyond banking support to start-ups and entrepreneurs in turning their business vision into reality.
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Mr. Cyrus CHOI, Assistant Director, HKUST Entrepreneurship Center

Cyrus is the Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship Center, HKUST. Cyrus has over 10 years of experience in engineering, particularly in hi-tech startups developing products for electronics industry. He was the Director of R&D in an Electronics Thermal Engineering local startup leading the development of the technology to serve national corporations such as Intel, ATI, Huawei and IBM, etc. Prior to that, he had worked in 2 Nasdaq listed electronics companies as product development engineer. He received a Bachelor and Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the HKUST, and his MBA degree in HKUST.


For details of the competition, please refer to our website. And free feel to ask questions via